It was a concept like no other. A floating home where guests could virtually visit a variety of exotic ports in far off places from the comforts of their own luxurious accommodations. Imagine pulling into Cannes during its renowned film festival,
Born on June 24, 1939 in Washington, D.C., H. Lawrence Garrett III became the 68th Secretary of Navy on May 15, 1989. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in October 1961 and subsequently qualified in submarines as a machinist mate. Mr. Garrett was commissioned
M a y 5 - 8 , 1 9 8 6 , Houston The 1986 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), to be held at the Astrodomain in Houston May 5-8, focuses this year on world trade and the increased recognition of OTC's role in bringing together U.S. and international exporters,
The 100-foot a l l - a l u m i n um crewboat Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder.
Maritime communications is an estimated $1 billion industry, encompassing ship operators, merchant fleets, governments and private yacht owners. There is arguably no more quickly evolving technical sector in the maritime market than the satellite communications niche.
Marine and Offshore Inspection Services, Inc., a new inspection service, has been established to fill the void created when responsibility for inspection of fixed offshore structures was shifted from the U.S. Coast Guard to rig/platform owners and operators.
Heidenreich Marine has reorganized to pool partners and to facilitate Heidmar's growth in oil transportation and related industries. A new parent company, which will be called Heidmar Inc. will be formed to provide oversight of all the Heidmar companies
Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (JRC) of Tokyo, Japan, has introduced two new products, the JLR-4000 GPS Navigator, and the GSC-80 ODARS (On- Board Data Automatic Recording System). The GPS/NAVSTAR (Global Positioning System/NAVigation System with Timing
The Sperry division of Sperry Corporation, Great Neck, N.Y., has introduced a unique, all-digital ship control system called the SRP-2000. John V. Walsh, vice president and general manager of the division's M a r i n e S y s t e m s Unit, stated the SRP-2000 is more than an autopilot, ".
G.J. Mount has been elected vice president of Bulkfleet Marine Corporation, a Houston, Texasbased company engaged in the marine transportation of liquid and bulk materials, according to a recent announcement. Mr. Mount will be based in the company's